Social Worker

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Description:

Our client is seeking social workers with experience in the Mental Health and Addiction Services. The candidate will be working with diverse youths, adults, and families and will therefore need to be ‘inclusive-minded’ to break the barrier surrounding language, gender identity, sexual orientation, accessibility, or other grounds as they mount up.

As an organization building diversity and inclusivity in the health sector, the social workers will be at the forefront championing our client’s diverse culture as they work in and with the community.

You are encouraged to apply if you want to make a difference in individuals with mental health and addiction problems.

Locations: Charlottetown and Summerside

Work Hours: 75 hours bi-weekly with Rotating shifts between 8 and 12 hours; Weekends as required

 

Duties may include:

  • Plan and conduct a thorough assessment of clients, including assessing of level of risk;
  • Establish rapport with clients;
  • Identify and understand the different types of crisis ranging from situational to psychiatric emergencies and formulate a provisional diagnosis hypothesis, utilizing the DSM IV;
  • Utilize extensive knowledge of crisis intervention theory and treatment modalities to stabilize the client and to provide early and brief treatments to clients presenting to Mobile Mental Health Services, ensuring safety for clients and others;
  • Establish next steps and follow-up plan;
  • Act as a liaison with other mental health professionals;
  • Maintain confidential records and case reporting;
  • Other related duties.

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work or Bachelor’s degree in social work supplemented by considerable experience in the mental health field.
  • 1+ experience in Social Work
  • Must be eligible for registration with the P.E.I Social Work Registration Board.
  • Must have a good previous work and attendance record.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

 

Other qualifications:

  • Related experience in a mental health setting.
  • Demonstrated individual and family therapy skills.
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant Federal and Provincial Act and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) IV.
  • Additional relevant education and experience would be considered an asset.

 

Benefit(s):

  • Salary Range: $32.31 – $40.38 per hour

 

To Apply:

Send resume/cv: recruit@islandrecruiting.com

NOTE:

  • Must be legally able to work in Canada.
  • Only Qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you.